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Schools Program Events

The Central Coast Conservatorium hosts two major schools events each year, Big Day Out and Band Festival.  These events offer students an opportunity to interact with other young musicians from schools across the Central Coast region as well as providing opportunities to learn from some of the region's best teachers and conductors.

Big Day Out - Tuesday 2 July - Primary Schools


The Central Coast Conservatorium Schools Program presents Big Day Out. A full day band workshop with Central Coast Conservatorium teachers followed by an inspiring afternoon performance.
Venue: Lisarow High School, 2 Ridgeway, Lisarow
heck-in  8:15am   |  Start    9:00am  | Performance    3:00pm  | Home    3:30pm
ost per student:  $25   Registrations NOW OPEN  |  Click HERE to pay online

Big Day Out - Tuesday 2 July - High Schools

A full day band workshop with Patrick Brennan, Artistic Director from the Central Coast Conservatorium of Music.
Venue: St Joseph's High School, Russell Drysdale Street, East Gosford
Check-in 9.45am | Start 10am | Finish 3pm
Cost per student:  $25      Registrations NOW OPEN      Click HERE to pay online

Central Coast Band Fest - Sunday 25 August 2019

The Central Coast Band Fest provides performance opportunities for all School Bands across the NSW Central Coast.

Is your School Band playing in the Central Coast Band Fest this year? Ask your music teacher?

Find out more about Central Coast Band Fest 2019 and how to register your School Band's performance email Diane Gardiner on

Venue: Gosford High School, Racecourse Road, Gosford

Mark your diaries : Sunday 25 August

Mission Statement

We seek to inspire our Central Coast community to engage in and value music as an integral part of life through comprehensive music education and artistic endeavour.